2015–16 FIS Cross-Country World Cup

The 2015–16 FIS Cross-Country World Cup was the 35th official World Cup season in cross-country skiing for men and ladies. The season started on 27 November 2015 in Kuusamo, Finland, and ended on 12 March 2016 in Canmore, Alberta, Canada.

2015–16 FIS Cross-Country World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Martin Johnsrud Sundby
(2nd title)
Norway Therese Johaug (2nd title)
Distance Norway Martin Johnsrud Sundby Norway Therese Johaug
Sprint Italy Federico Pellegrino Norway Maiken Caspersen Falla
U-23 Italy Francesco De Fabiani Sweden Stina Nilsson
Nations Cup Norway Norway Norway Norway
Nations Cup Overall Norway Norway
Stage events
Nordic Opening Norway Martin Johnsrud Sundby Norway Therese Johaug
Tour de Ski Norway Martin Johnsrud Sundby Norway Therese Johaug
Ski Tour Canada Norway Martin Johnsrud Sundby Norway Therese Johaug
Competition
Locations 19 venues 19 venues
Individual 33 events 33 events
Relay/Team 3 events 3 events

Therese Johaug set a new record for total points in one season, with 2681. Martin Johnsrud Sundby set a new men's record for total points in one season, with 2634. Sundby won 14 races during the season and surpassed Petter Northug's record of nine victories which he achieved in both 2009–10 and 2012–13. Johaug won 17 races during this season and equaled Marit Bjørgen's record from 2011–12; a record Johaug herself eclipsed with 20 victories in the 2019–20 season.

CalendarEdit

MenEdit

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib Ref.
1 27 November 2015     Ruka Sprint C     Sondre Turvoll Fossli   Eirik Brandsdal   Petter Northug   Sondre Turvoll Fossli [1]
2 28 November 2015     Ruka 10 km F     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Alex Harvey   Dario Cologna   Martin Johnsrud Sundby [2]
3 29 November 2015     Ruka 15 km C Pursuit     Niklas Dyrhaug   Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Sjur Røthe [3]
1 6th Nordic Opening Overall (27–29 November 2015)   Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Petter Northug   Finn Hågen Krogh [4]
2 4 5 December 2015     Lillehammer 30 km Skiathlon     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Niklas Dyrhaug   Hans Christer Holund   Martin Johnsrud Sundby [5]
3 5 12 December 2015     Davos 30 km F     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Maurice Manificat   Anders Gløersen [6]
4 6 13 December 2015     Davos Sprint F     Federico Pellegrino   Baptiste Gros   Sondre Turvoll Fossli [7]
5 7 19 December 2015     Toblach Sprint F     Federico Pellegrino   Simeon Hamilton   Andrew Young [8]
6 8 20 December 2015     Toblach 15 km C     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Alexander Bessmertnykh   Sjur Røthe [9]
9 1 January 2016     Lenzerheide Sprint F     Federico Pellegrino   Sergey Ustiugov   Finn Hågen Krogh   Martin Johnsrud Sundby [10]
10 2 January 2016     Lenzerheide 30 km C Mass Start     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Petter Northug   Didrik Tønseth [11]
11 3 January 2016     Lenzerheide 10 km F Pursuit     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Petter Northug   Finn Hågen Krogh [12]
12 5 January 2016     Oberstdorf Sprint C     Emil Iversen   Sergey Ustiugov   Alexey Poltoranin [13]
13 6 January 2016     Oberstdorf 15 km C Mass Start     Alexey Poltoranin   Dario Cologna   Francesco De Fabiani [14]
14 8 January 2016     Toblach 10 km F     Finn Hågen Krogh   Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Maurice Manificat [15]
15 9 January 2016     Val di Fiemme 15 km C Mass Start     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Niklas Dyrhaug   Alexey Poltoranin [16]
16 10 January 2016     Val di Fiemme 9 km F Pursuit climb     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Robin Duvillard   Matti Heikkinen [17]
7 10th Tour de Ski Overall (1–10 January 2016)   Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Finn Hågen Krogh   Sergey Ustiugov [18]
8 17 16 January 2016     Planica Sprint F     Federico Pellegrino   Baptiste Gros   Richard Jouve   Martin Johnsrud Sundby [19]
9 18 23 January 2016     Nové Město na Moravě 15 km F     Maurice Manificat   Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Sergey Ustiugov [20]
10 19 3 February 2016     Drammen Sprint C     Petter Northug   Ola Vigen Hattestad   Eirik Brandsdal [21]
11 20 6 February 2016     Oslo 50 km C Mass Start     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Niklas Dyrhaug   Maxim Vylegzhanin [22]
12 21 11 February 2016     Stockholm Sprint C     Nikita Kryukov   Ola Vigen Hattestad   Petter Northug [23]
13 22 13 February 2016     Falun 10 km C     Maxim Vylegzhanin   Alexander Bessmertnykh   Maurice Manificat [24]
14 23 14 February 2016     Falun 15 km F Mass Start     Sergey Ustiugov   Francesco De Fabiani   Martin Johnsrud Sundby [25]
15 24 20 February 2016     Lahti Sprint F     Emil Iversen   Finn Hågen Krogh   Petter Northug [26]
16 25 21 February 2016     Lahti 30 km Skiathlon     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Finn Hågen Krogh   Hans Christer Holund [27]
26 1 March 2016     Gatineau Sprint F     Sergey Ustiugov   Richard Jouve   Simeon Hamilton   Martin Johnsrud Sundby [28]
27 2 March 2016     Montreal 17.5 km C Mass Start     Emil Iversen   Petter Northug   Sergey Ustiugov [29]
28 4 March 2016     Quebec City Sprint F     Baptiste Gros   Alex Harvey   Sergey Ustiugov [30]
29 5 March 2016     Quebec City 15 km F Pursuit     Sergey Ustiugov   Petter Northug   Emil Iversen [31]
30 8 March 2016     Canmore Sprint C     Federico Pellegrino   Eirik Brandsdal   Maurice Manificat [32]
31 9 March 2016     Canmore 30 km Skiathlon     Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Sergey Ustiugov   Matti Heikkinen [33]
32 11 March 2016     Lake Louise 15 km F     Matti Heikkinen   Evgeniy Belov   Marcus Hellner [34]
33 12 March 2016     Canmore 15 km C Pursuit     Maurice Manificat   Matti Heikkinen   Martin Johnsrud Sundby
17 1st Ski Tour Canada Overall (1–12 March 2016)   Martin Johnsrud Sundby   Sergey Ustiugov   Petter Northug

LadiesEdit

WC Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib Ref.
1 27 November 2015     Ruka Sprint C     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Stina Nilsson   Ragnhild Haga   Maiken Caspersen Falla [35]
2 28 November 2015     Ruka 5 km F     Therese Johaug   Charlotte Kalla   Ida Ingemarsdotter   Ida Ingemarsdotter [36]
3 29 November 2015     Ruka 10 km C Pursuit     Therese Johaug   Stina Nilsson   Kerttu Niskanen   Therese Johaug [37]
1 6th Nordic Opening Overall (27–29 November 2015)   Therese Johaug   Stina Nilsson   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [38]
2 4 5 December 2015     Lillehammer 15 km Skiathlon     Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Charlotte Kalla   Therese Johaug [39]
3 5 12 December 2015     Davos 15 km F     Therese Johaug   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Heidi Weng [40]
4 6 13 December 2015     Davos Sprint F     Stina Nilsson   Maiken Caspersen Falla   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [41]
5 7 19 December 2015     Toblach Sprint F     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Stina Nilsson [42]
6 8 20 December 2015     Toblach 10 km C     Therese Johaug   Krista Pärmäkoski   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [43]
9 1 January 2016     Lenzerheide Sprint F     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Ida Ingemarsdotter   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Therese Johaug [44]
10 2 January 2016     Lenzerheide 15 km C Mass Start     Therese Johaug   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Heidi Weng [45]
11 3 January 2016     Lenzerheide 5 km F Pursuit     Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Therese Johaug   Ragnhild Haga [46]
12 5 January 2016     Oberstdorf Sprint C     Sophie Caldwell   Heidi Weng   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [47]
13 6 January 2016     Oberstdorf 10 km C Mass Start     Therese Johaug   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Heidi Weng [48]
14 8 January 2016     Toblach 5 km F     Jessie Diggins   Heidi Weng   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [49]
15 9 January 2016     Val di Fiemme 10 km C Mass Start     Heidi Weng   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Therese Johaug [50]
16 10 January 2016     Val di Fiemme 9 km F Pursuit climb     Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Elizabeth Stephen [51]
7 10th Tour de Ski Overall (1–10 January 2016)   Therese Johaug   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Heidi Weng [52]
8 17 16 January 2016     Planica Sprint F     Stina Nilsson   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen   Heidi Weng   Therese Johaug [53]
9 18 23 January 2016     Nové Město na Moravě 10 km F     Therese Johaug   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen   Jessie Diggins [54]
10 19 3 February 2016     Drammen Sprint C     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Natalya Matveyeva [55]
11 20 7 February 2016     Oslo 30 km C Mass Start     Therese Johaug   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Anne Kyllönen [56]
12 21 11 February 2016     Stockholm Sprint C     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Stina Nilsson [57]
13 22 13 February 2016     Falun 5 km C     Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [58]
14 23 14 February 2016     Falun 10 km F Mass Start     Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen [59]
15 24 20 February 2016     Lahti Sprint F     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Jessie Diggins   Heidi Weng [60]
16 25 21 February 2016     Lahti 15 km Skiathlon     Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [61]
26 1 March 2016     Gatineau Sprint F     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Stina Nilsson   Jessie Diggins   Therese Johaug [62]
27 2 March 2016     Montreal 10.5 km C Mass Start     Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen [63]
28 4 March 2016     Quebec City Sprint F     Stina Nilsson   Maiken Caspersen Falla   Heidi Weng [64]
29 5 March 2016     Quebec City 10 km F Pursuit     Heidi Weng   Therese Johaug   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen [65]
30 8 March 2016     Canmore Sprint C     Maiken Caspersen Falla   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [66]
31 9 March 2016     Canmore 15 km Skiathlon     Heidi Weng   Therese Johaug   Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen [67]
32 11 March 2016     Lake Louise 10 km F     Ingvild Flugstad Østberg   Heidi Weng   Krista Pärmäkoski [68]
33 12 March 2016     Canmore 10 km C Pursuit     Krista Pärmäkoski   Therese Johaug   Jessie Diggins [69]
17 1st Ski Tour Canada Overall (1–12 March 2016)   Therese Johaug   Heidi Weng   Ingvild Flugstad Østberg [70]

Men's teamEdit

WC Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 1 6 December 2015     Lillehammer 4 x 7.5 km Relay C/F     Norway I
Niklas Dyrhaug
Hans Christer Holund
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Petter Northug
  Norway III
Martin Løwstrøm Nyenget
Mathias Rundgreen
Simen Andreas Sveen
Finn Hågen Krogh
  Norway II
Emil Iversen
Didrik Tønseth
Sjur Røthe
Anders Gløersen
[71]
2 2 17 January 2016     Planica Team Sprint F     Italy I
Dietmar Nöckler
Federico Pellegrino
  France I
Renaud Jay
Baptiste Gros
  France II
Valentin Chauvin
Richard Jouve
[72]
3 3 24 January 2016     Nové Město na Moravě 4 x 7.5 km Relay     Norway I
Sjur Røthe
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Mathias Rundgreen
Finn Hågen Krogh
  Russia I
Evgeniy Belov
Alexander Legkov
Aleksey Chervotkin
Sergey Ustiugov
  Italy
Dietmar Nöckler
Francesco De Fabiani
Roland Clara
Federico Pellegrino
[73]

Ladies' teamEdit

WC Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 1 6 December 2015     Lillehammer 4 x 5 km Relay C/F     Norway I
Maiken Caspersen Falla
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Therese Johaug
Heidi Weng
  Finland
Krista Pärmäkoski
Kerttu Niskanen
Laura Mononen
Anne Kyllönen
  United States
Rosie Brennan
Sadie Bjornsen
Elizabeth Stephen
Jessie Diggins
[74]
2 2 17 January 2016     Planica Team Sprint F     Sweden I
Ida Ingemarsdotter
Stina Nilsson
  Norway I
Heidi Weng
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
  Germany I
Sandra Ringwald
Hanna Kolb
[75]
3 3 24 January 2016     Nové Město na Moravě 4 x 5 km Relay     Norway
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Heidi Weng
Therese Johaug
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
  United States
Sophie Caldwell
Sadie Bjornsen
Elizabeth Stephen
Jessie Diggins
  Finland
Anne Kyllönen
Krista Pärmäkoski
Riitta-Liisa Roponen
Kerttu Niskanen
[76]

Men's standingsEdit

Ladies' standingsEdit

Nations CupEdit

AchievementsEdit

New official FIS count from 2015/16 season.[77] Only individual events.

First World Cup career victory
First World Cup podium
Victories in this World Cup (all-time number of victories as of 2015/16 season in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

Following are notable cross-country skiers who announced their retirement:

ReferencesEdit

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